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Kaena Point State Park reopens

Big surf on the Makaha side of Kaena Point Monday Big surf on the Makaha side of Kaena Point Monday

MAKAHA (HawaiiNewsNow) – The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) reopened the Keawaula portion of Kaena Point State Park on Wednesday after the threat from high surf diminished. The park was closed Monday and Tuesday after waves in excess of 20 feet began to pound the shoreline there.

The Kewaula section of the park is the area of the park south of Kaena point on Oahu's popularly know as Yokohama Bay.

"We thank the public for respecting the park closure which was done in the interest of public safety," said Laura H. Thielen, DLNR chairperson.

No injuries or incidents were reported during the closure.


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